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Who had the Best Season in The Last 5 Years?

Poll ended at 15 May 2013 17:59

Contador '09
2
2%
Wiggins '12
14
14%
Evans '11
3
3%
Gilbert '11
53
54%
Contador '11
No votes
Contador '08
16
16%
Boonen '12
6
6%
Cancellara '10
2
2%
Rodriguez '12
No votes
Other.
2
2%
 
Total votes : 98

16 Dec 2012 20:54

Phil 11 I think,really impressive wins ;)
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16 Dec 2012 21:06

GPdesAmeriques wrote:Yes, because she won more races in 2011. :)


That's as may be, but look at the races she won in 2012 - 2x Worlds, Olympics, Giro Donne, 3x major World Cup events.

Quality over quantity, otherwise the poll would just be Cavendish '09, Cavendish '10, Cavendish '11, Cavendish '12...

Come to think of it, why isn't Cavendish '09 on the list?
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16 Dec 2012 21:29

Libertine Seguros wrote:That's as may be, but look at the races she won in 2012 - 2x Worlds, Olympics, Giro Donne, 3x major World Cup events.

Quality over quantity, otherwise the poll would just be Cavendish '09, Cavendish '10, Cavendish '11, Cavendish '12...

Come to think of it, why isn't Cavendish '09 on the list?


Or even Cavendish 11

Worlds, Tour sprint domination, 3 stages in the Giro.. certainly seems a fair call to me and both would be better there than say Contador 09 or Evans 11..
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16 Dec 2012 21:40

libertine seguros wrote:that's as may be, but look at the races she won in 2012 - 2x worlds, olympics, giro donne, 3x major world cup events.

Quality over quantity, otherwise the poll would just be cavendish '09, cavendish '10, cavendish '11, cavendish '12...

Come to think of it, why isn't cavendish '09 on the list?


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16 Dec 2012 21:58

Ruby United wrote:Or even Cavendish 11

Worlds, Tour sprint domination, 3 stages in the Giro.. certainly seems a fair call to me and both would be better there than say Contador 09 or Evans 11..


Milan-San Remo > Copenhagen Worlds

Frankly, any race in World cycling except the Scheldeprijs > Copenhagen Worlds.
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16 Dec 2012 22:03

Gilbert 11.
Then Contador 08, Wiggins this year and Evans last year in no particular order.
I'd agree with you but then we'd both be wrong

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17 Dec 2012 00:29

maxmartin wrote:08 AC

Is this the last time we will ever see one man win two GT in a single season?:D


No, I think Alberto will try it again and do it before he retires :)
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17 Dec 2012 03:01

Gilbert 2011 and Wiggins 2012.
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17 Dec 2012 06:24

I think it would be more fun if the question was: what is the most satisfying year by a rider for you?
Then we could get alot of different answers i am sure
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17 Dec 2012 07:58

Angliru wrote::eek:He must be sleep deprived and hit the wrong key or his hand slipped on his mouse. Mod's s/b getting a personal message from him asking to have it changed.:D


voted this way because rate gts much higher than anything
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17 Dec 2012 08:32

Fearless and peerless Phil.
Hit tip top form in March and held it until the leaves fell off.

Even managed to hang around with the climbers until late, on some of the big Tour climbs.

Then he got touched by BMC's magic winning wand and his teeth fell out.:D

greenedge wrote:Gilbert 11.
Then Contador 08, Wiggins this year and Evans last year in no particular order.


Err, that would be 2011, too.
Philbert's reign didn't last long.
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17 Dec 2012 10:32

I vote for Wiggins this season, just because it left the biggest impression, I mean trauma, on me:D. The feeling that he would win every race he enter since the 2nd PN stage (except the Olympic) was unbearable, all season long. I even thought he would somehow win ToB:o
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17 Dec 2012 11:05

Mellow Velo wrote:Fearless and peerless Phil.
Hit tip top form in March and held it until the leaves fell off.

Even managed to hang around with the climbers until late, on some of the big Tour climbs.

Then he got touched by BMC's magic winning wand and his teeth fell out.:D



Err, that would be 2011, too.
Philbert's reign didn't last long.


I have a feeling the teeth could be back in in Spring 2013.
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17 Dec 2012 11:06

The Ardennes will be quite boring in 2013 ;)
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17 Dec 2012 11:10

Panda Claws wrote:The Ardennes will be quite boring in 2013 ;)


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17 Dec 2012 11:22

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He's right, you know.
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17 Dec 2012 11:24

total domination doesn't equal boring
rebellin 2004 was boring, phil 2011 wasn't. my opinion of course
but the mighty JTL will strike hard that's for sure
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17 Dec 2012 13:26

jens_attacks wrote:total domination doesn't equal boring
rebellin 2004 was boring, phil 2011 wasn't. my opinion of course
but the mighty JTL will strike hard that's for sure


I bet Edvald'll be happy to have another guy to ride for.
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17 Dec 2012 13:29

Panda Claws wrote:I bet Edvald'll be happy to have another guy to ride for.


Lead out for Swift on the flats, lead out for JTL on the hills. Ideal.
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18 Dec 2012 05:50

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It can't be any worse than this. :)

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